Afternoon Static: RIVERDALE, BATES MOTEL, ELLEN & More!


• Ellen’s Groundbreaking Coming-Out Episode: Cast Reunites on 20th Anniversary — Watch Video
• Casting Coup: Hilary Swank Boards FX’s Trust
• Scream Update: New Showrunner, EPs Announced Ahead of Season 3 Reboot
• RIP: Freddie Highmore on the Bates Motel Finale and Saying Good-bye to Norman Bates
• Art Imitating Life: How Dear White People Unintentionally Captured Life Under Trump
• Ross Butler Is Leaving Riverdale, Which Probably Means More 13 Reasons Why
• Funny Girls: Samantha Bee Interviewed by Lena Dunham on Trump, Trolls and Comedy’s Fraught New Normal
• Will There Be Another Hollywood Writers’ Strike? Here’s Everything We Know So Far
• Nostalgia Alert: Amazon reveals the premiere date for The Tick in new teaser video
• Guest Column: Why I Voted to Authorize a Writers Strike Despite Being “Scared Shitless”
• Sad But True: ESPN will cut 100 on-air personalities today
• The Business of Show: Powerless (Essentially) Cancelled at NBC After Remaining Episodes Pulled

On TV Tonight: Wednesday April 26, 2017

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NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC The Goldbergs Speechless Blackish Blackish Designated Survivor
CBS Survivor: Game Changers Criminal Minds Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
CW Arrow The 100
FOX Shots Fired Empire Fargo (FX)
NBC Blindspot Law & Order: SVU Chicago PD
MISC Harlots (HULU)
Underground (WGN)
Rogue (AT&T)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Greenleaf (OWN)
Nobodies/Lopez (TVLand)
Archer (FXX)
Brockmire (IFC)

On TV Tonight: Tuesday April 25, 2017


NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC The Middle (R) American Housewife (R) Speechless (R) Imaginary Mary Agents of SHIELD
CBS NCIS (R) Bull (R) 48 Hours: NCIS
FOX Brooklyn Nine-Nine The Mick Prison Break The Americans (FX)
NBC The Voice Great News Chicago Fire
CW The Flash iZombie
FFORM Pretty Little Liars Famous in Love
MISC Dimension 404 (Hulu) If Loving You is Wrong (OWN)
Outsiders (WGN)
Genius (NatGeo)
Rebel (BET)
The Detour (TBS)
Team Ninja Warrior (USA)
Syfy Face Off Cosplay Melee


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• The CW Announces Season Finale Dates: SUPERNATURAL, ARROW, THE 100 and More
• Chuck It Out! Yvonne Strahovski Talks Playing ‘One of the Bad Guys’ in Handmaid’s Tale
• Elementary Boss Talks Renewal Odds, Teases Cliffhanger Ending for Season 5
• RIP: Happy Days’ Erin Moran Dead at 56
• The Business of Show: ‘When Calls The Heart’ Renewed For Season 5 On Hallmark Channel
• Fox Ramps Up Off-Cycle Development, Eyes Multiple Pilot Orders This Summer
• BBC announces major new season, Gay Britannia, marking the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act
• ‘American Gods’: Everything You Need to Know About 2017’s Trippiest TV Show
• TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale
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On TV Tonight: Monday April 24, 2017


NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Dancing with the Stars Quantico
CBS The Big Bang Theory (R) Superior Donuts (R) Kevin Can Wait (R) 2 Broke Girls (R) Scorpion (R)
FOX Gotham APB
NBC The Voice Taken
CW Supergirl Penn & Teller: Fool Us
MISC Young & Hungry/Baby Daddy (Freeform) Better Call Saul (AMC)
American Dad/Angie Tribeca (TBS)

Bates Motel (A&E)

On TV Tonight: Sunday April 23, 2017


NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Once Upon a Time Match Game American Crime
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles Madam Secretary Elementary
FOX Bob’s Burgers Making History Family Guy (R) The Last Man on Earth FEUD: Bette and Joan (FX)
HBO The Leftovers Silicon Valley/Veep
NBC Little Big Shots Chicago Justice Shades of Blue
MISC Call the Midwife (PBS)
Top Gear (BBC America)
The White Princess (Starz)
When Calls the Heart (Hallmark) The Arrangement (E!)
Into the Badlands (AMC)
Mary Kills People (Lifetime)
SHO The Circus Guerrilla Billions

Morning Static: THE X-FILES, HULU, SCANDAL & More!


• First Look: The X-Files Renewed for 10-Episode (!!) Season 11 at Fox
• RIP: ‘Scandal’ Star Opens Up About Decision to Leave (and That Shocking Death)
• The CW Announces Season Finale Dates: SUPERNATURAL, ARROW, THE 100 and More
• Late Night Wars: Stephen Colbert Still Reeling From Loss Of Bill O’Reilly
• ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Review: Elisabeth Moss-Led Adaptation Is Gripping, Chilling
• On Point: Jimmy Kimmel Introduces Starbucks’ Two New Girlie Drinks For Our Troubled Times
• Cool Beans: ‘Atlanta,’ Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ Named Peabody Award Winners
• Pilot Watch: ‘Locke & Key’ Drama From Carlton Cuse, Joe Hill & IDW Gets Hulu Pilot Order, Scott Derrickson To Direct
• YASSSSSS: ‘Younger’ & ‘Teachers’ Renewed For New Seasons By TV Land
• Support Our Sponsor: Mark It Proud. Shop LGBTQ inclusive cards and gifts at

On TV Tonight: Friday April 21, 2017


NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC The Toy Box Shark Tank 20/20
CBS MacGyver (R) Hawaii Five-0 (R) Blue Bloods (R)
CW The Originals (R) Reign (R)
FOX Rosewood Lethal Weapon (R)
NBC First Dates Dateline NBC
MISC Andi Mack (Disney)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Chelsea (Netflix)
Bosch (Amazon)
Girlboss (Netflix)
Thunderbirds Are Go (Amazon)
Bill Nye Saves the World (Netflix)

On TV Tonight: Thursday April 20, 2017


NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Scandal (R) Scandal The Catch
CBS The Big Bang Theory (R) The Great Indoors (R) The Amazing Race 29 The Amazing Race 29
CW Supernatural (R) H1Z1: Fight for the Crown
FOX MasterChef Junior Kicking & Screaming
NBC Superstore Powerless The Blacklist The Blacklist
MISC Lip Sync Battle (Spike) Dark Net (Showtime)

Afternoon Static: NETFLIX, FOX NEWS, FREEFORM & More!


• So True: Netflix Prez says streaming service’s biggest competition is sleep
• Freeform Trailers: ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,’ Lonely Island’s ‘Alone Together’ & Drama ‘The Bold Type’
• Bill O’Reilly Out At Fox News Channel, Ending 21-Year Run
• ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Season 3 Trailer: Ellie Kemper Gives It The Ol’ College Try
• Life-Size Sequel, Starring Tyra Banks, Coming to Freeform as Holiday Event
• Opinion: American Gods just became the most important show on TV
• I would Even Fly United to See This! Battlestar Galactica reunion set for ATX Festival
• News You Can Use: HBO’s Animals Is the Best TV Comedy You’re Not Watching
• TV Showrunners Speak Out on Possible Writers Strike: “Anybody Would Be Crazy to Want” One